County Announces Availability of Affordable Housing Trust Funds
CLEARFIELD – The Clearfield County Commissioners have announced the availability of Affordable Housing Trust Funds. These funds are available to provide for housing projects and programs that offer housing options to the county’s residents.
The county is currently soliciting applications for Affordable Housing Fund projects to increase the availability of quality, affordable housing either through sales or rentals to any county resident whose annual income is less than the median income for the county.
Eligible housing projects include owner-occupied rehabilitation, rental rehabilitation, first-time home buyers programs, housing counseling programs, emergency repair programs, elderly, special needs and disabled housing, veterans housing, new home construction, land banks, transitional housing, homeless shelters, community stabilization programs, foreclosure prevention, emergency rental assistance and bridge loans for rental housing development.
These funds can be used to match federal, state and or local funds for affordable housing initiatives in Clearfield County. Eligible applicants include municipal governments, housing and or redevelopment authorities, or other related agencies, non-profits and or developers. Individuals are not eligible. Matching funds are required.
Program guidelines and application are available upon request by contacting the Clearfield County Planning & Community Development Office (CCPCD) at 212 E. Locust St., Suite 128, Clearfield PA, 16830 or by phone at 814-765-5149. All applications are due by 4 p.m. Nov. 1.